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on the democrats plan to avoid catastrophe. >> reporter: in fairfax, virginia. >> can we do it? are. >> reporter: first term democrat incumbent jerry connolly is working this labor day weekend to hang on to his congressional seat. >> i'm talking to many of my colleaguesment they get the threat. they understand that there is understandable anxiety in the country given the state of the economy but they're prepared going into battle. >> reporter: but connolly's race is just one of dozens the democrats could lose. in a midterm election that appears to be increasingly tilting towards republicans. the latest gallop poll has no good news for democrats. republicans have a 10 point lead, 51% to 41% on the generic ballot. and democratic voters are in the dumps with twice as many republicans saying they're very enthusiastic about voting this fall. while party leaders are not con seating control of the house they are looking to cut their losses by redirecting campaign funds to the strongest democratic candidates. >> we will look at races that we can win. so we make a determination about whether or not those
and who else, let's run through some quickly, perelio in virginia, the incumbent could go and kilroy in ohio, spratt in south carolina and betsy marky and six targeted they say may not have gained traction in the polls and may have to concentrate on others and republicans need around 40 to gain control of the house and make john boehner the speaker. so that's all that democrats want to do right now is try to maintain a slim majority. >> and van holland alerted them, it's not the first time this morning. >> they woke up and read the times. >> of the d triple c. >> we only need 214 seats for majority. who told us that? it comes down to math. let us know if you think the plan will work for the democrats this morning. we'll talk with our political panel. we told the president's plan to boost the economy and some say that democrats are just at a loss when it comes to creating jobs. our political panel weighing in on that next. >> do you sleep with your cell phone in your bed? >> yeah. >> i think you're looking at three guilty culprits. you're not alon. the startling number of us who canno
get to calls approximately fred joins us from west virginia. you're on with charlie peters. caller: thank you very much for c-span for trying to do a better life for everybody. i have a president for president johnson. he had a speech in new york about immigration. he said that i made a new law that immigrants coming in u.s. has to be two cditions. one is he has to have a very close relative, and second, he has to have some kind of skill or know some kind of job. i know if they do that, the problem is going to be solved. host: talk about immigration. guest: the speech he refers to i'm not familiar with, but one of the tremendous accomplishments with johnson in my mind, as least, was the immigration bill of 1965, where for years, we had had a great wave of immigration around the turn of the century, but then congress had passed a very restrictive bill that for 30 or 40 years restricted immigration to people, pretty much to white northern europeans. itas almost impossible for meone from southern or eastern europe to get in, or from anywhere else on the planet. johnson open america up
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